DO NOT shift transmission to N (neutral).
2. Set transmission range selector (3) to R (reverse):
a. If vehicle DOES shift into R (reverse):
(1) Set transmission range selector (3) to appropriate position.
(2) Continue with mission, and notify field level maintenance when mission is completed.
b. If vehicle DOES NOT shift into R (reverse):
(1) The transmission may be locked into specific gear, and may not come out of that gear until the engine
is turned off.
(2) The operator must be aware that once the engine is turned off, the vehicle will not be operable
until the problem is corrected.
When operating the vehicle in the transmission limp home mode, the operator must not rely
on the parking brake to hold the vehicle in place. The service brakes must also be applied.
Failure to comply may result in injury or death to personnel.
The operator should consider the following guidelines carefully with regard to type of
mission, environment, terrain, etc., when deciding on whether to continue the mission,
deadline, or return vehicle to field level maintenance.
(3) No additional damage to the transmission will occur. The operator can continue to operate vehicle in
the limp home mode and complete mission. However, the operator must be aware of the following
(a) DO NOT shut off engine until the decision is made to deadline vehicle. Once the engine is shut off,
the vehicle will not be operable until the problem is corrected.
(b) As the engine cannot be turned off and the transmission is locked into gear, the operator will not be
able to leave the cab until vehicle is deadlined.
(c) The vehicle will not be able to operate in R (reverse).
(d) Depending on gear range the transmission is locked into, the operator may not be able to drive
vehicle up steep grades.